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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,712 3,722 80.9 79.4-82.3 990 19.1 17.7-20.6
-Piedmont NC 2,124 1,763 83.9 82.0-85.7 361 16.1 14.3-18.0
GENDER
Male 986 818 84.5 81.7-87.0 168 15.5 13.0-18.3
Female 1,138 945 83.4 80.6-85.8 193 16.6 14.2-19.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 1,155 84.5 82.0-86.7 218 15.5 13.3-18.0
Non-Hispanic Black 436 364 85.0 80.9-88.3 72 15.0 11.7-19.1
Other 317 246 79.3 74.0-83.8 71 20.7 16.2-26.0
AGE
18-34 523 477 90.6 87.3-93.0 46 9.4 7.0-12.7
35-44 298 264 89.1 84.7-92.4 34 10.9 7.6-15.3
45-54 354 285 81.1 75.9-85.3 69 18.9 14.7-24.1
55-64 350 271 79.1 73.7-83.5 79 20.9 16.5-26.3
65-74 344 265 75.9 69.5-81.3 79 24.1 18.7-30.5
75+ 215 164 73.0 63.9-80.6 51 27.0 19.4-36.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 127 59.9 52.0-67.3 97 40.1 32.7-48.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 375 82.8 78.8-86.2 98 17.2 13.8-21.2
Some Post-H.S. 568 475 85.5 82.0-88.4 93 14.5 11.6-18.0
College Graduate 852 779 93.3 91.4-94.9 73 6.7 5.1- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 112 69.7 61.3-77.0 56 30.3 23.0-38.7
$15,000- 24,999 277 199 76.0 70.1-81.1 78 24.0 18.9-29.9
$25,000- 34,999 159 110 70.8 61.9-78.4 49 29.2 21.6-38.1
$35,000- 49,999 236 202 85.9 79.9-90.3 34 14.1 9.7-20.1
$50,000- 74,999 291 267 90.5 84.9-94.2 24 9.5 5.8-15.1
$75,000+ 596 558 93.7 90.9-95.6 38 6.3 4.4- 9.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 564 335 60.4 55.4-65.2 229 39.6 34.8-44.6
No 1,493 1,374 92.1 90.4-93.6 119 7.9 6.4- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 178 76.8 69.5-82.8 56 23.2 17.2-30.5
Non-Veteran 1,887 1,583 84.7 82.7-86.5 304 15.3 13.5-17.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,163 1,008 88.1 85.8-90.0 155 11.9 10.0-14.2
Regional City or Suburban County 508 422 82.8 78.4-86.5 86 17.2 13.5-21.6
Rural 455 335 74.8 69.7-79.2 120 25.2 20.8-30.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,183 1,072 90.9 88.9-92.6 111 9.1 7.4-11.1
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 521 406 76.8 71.7-81.3 115 23.2 18.7-28.3
Unable to Work 138 49 36.0 26.8-46.4 89 64.0 53.6-73.2
Other not in Labor Force 183 159 89.0 83.3-92.9 24 11.0 7.1-16.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 147 104 77.5 69.7-83.8 43 22.5 16.2-30.3
101% to 150% 251 176 70.3 63.2-76.5 75 29.7 23.5-36.8
151% to 200% 112 83 78.3 68.6-85.7 29 21.7 14.3-31.4
More than 200% 1,125 1,021 91.0 88.7-92.8 104 9.0 7.2-11.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 82 74.7 64.6-82.8 33 25.3 17.2-35.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 846 670 79.9 76.5-83.0 176 20.1 17.0-23.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,165 1,013 87.6 85.2-89.6 152 12.4 10.4-14.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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